By: Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent
Are some of your plants suddenly dying? Did the tulips forget to bloom this spring? After you hunted for some bulbs, did you find little tunnels in and around your flowerbeds? If so, you may be a victim of the pine vole.
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The Garden Club of Ellijay, an award-winning member of The Garden Club of Georgia, Deep South Region and National Garden Clubs, held its annual Standard Flower Show “Cherokee Beauty” on Friday and Saturday, June 27 and 28, at the Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association building.
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The Gilmer County Cannery/Canning Plant in Ellijay will open its doors for the 2014 canning season on June 24th then every Tues-Thurs for the remainder of June and every Tues and Thurs for the months of July-November. The cannery will not be open on July 4th. Hours are 8am, arrival cut-off is 11am, in containers by 1pm. Out by 3-5pm. Located at 465 Bobcat Trail, Ellijay GA 30540 next to the system bus garage.
For more information contact Mike Bushey 706-273-6393.
The Purses for Paws silent and live auction event was held on June 19th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Heritage House, 273 Rose Petal Lane in Ellijay. The proceeds went to the Homeward Bound Pet Rescue. Homeward Bound Pet rescue, Inc. is an all volunteer, non-profit, no kill animal rescue. Call 706-698-HOME for more info.
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